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Ontario Government to Invoke Section 33 of the Constitution

On September 10th, 2018  the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, announced that he will be invoking the so-called ‘Notwithstanding clause’ in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Section 33.) This decision is in response to a court decision that the … Continue reading

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Reforming the Senate

About 10 months ago, I wrote about whether or not Canada needs a Senate.  I supported having a Senate, and I still do. With the recent suspensions of three Senators, as well as the announcement that Liberal Party leader Justin … Continue reading

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Should the Minimum Wage be Increased?

The Government of Ontario has announced that it plans to increase the minimum wage to $11.00, up 75¢ from $10.25.  The increase is planned to come into effect on June 1st, 2014. The decision has created discussion on whether or … Continue reading

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